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    18 Best Standing Fans to Buy in Singapore | Best of Home 2020

    Unlike an air-conditioner that lowers the temperature of the room, a fan works by circulating the air at a faster speed, allowing for sweat to evaporate more quickly off your skin, creating a cooling effect. Compared to an aircon, a fan is more energy-efficient and less costly to operate. While a ceiling fan can be very effective in cooling down an entire room and improving air circulation, it requires the installation and might not be the right option for every room. If so, you can consider getting a standing fan. A standing fan is convenient as you can easily move it from room to room, and is also easier to…

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    10 Stylish Electric Kettles to Spice up your Kitchen | Best of Home 2020

    A kettle is often overlooked but is the home appliance that you will use every day without fail to brew your aromatic coffees and fragrant teas. An electric kettle can also be a great centerpiece for your kitchen and it does not have to cost much. In this issue, we share 10 stylish electric kettles that suit different home interior styles and will spice up any kitchen.  Table of Contents:  Scandinavian: Odette Streamline Collection Electric Kettle 1.7L WK8331-01 Contemporary: Morphy Richards Prism 1.5L 108102 Artistic: Kenwood Mesmerine Kettle 1.5L ZJM810 Modern: Kenwood Glass Kettle 1.7L ZJG112CL Monochrome: Mayer Electric Kettle 1.5L MMEK1516 Luxe: Mayer Electric Kettle Jug 1.7L MMEK17DW Futuristic:…

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    24 Best Stand, Hand & Personal Blenders to Buy in Singapore | Best of Home 2020

    A blender is a miraculous device that can turn chunks of fruit and ice into a healthy, delicious beverage in just a matter of seconds. On top of smoothies and milkshakes, you can use a blender to make soup, mashed potatoes, puree, salad dressings and more! While blenders might be often confused with food processors, food processors are for cutting and chopping, whereas a blender processes your ingredients into smooth, creamy perfection. When buying a blender, you want to look for one that is powerful enough to take on the task at hand. There are also different types of blenders (stand blenders, hand blenders, and personal blenders) that you use…

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    11 Best Toaster Ovens to Buy in Singapore | Best of Home 2020

    A toaster oven is a really handy household appliance to have in your kitchen. Other than quickly crisping your toast and reheating your pizza, it can do a lot more! You can cook sweet potato fries, bake quiches, scones or even cook slices of fish and chicken. Check out these 45 easy toaster recipes. When prepping smaller servings, I prefer to use my toaster oven over my convection oven as I save on energy. You can easily buy one for under $100. How can you make sure you buy a good toaster oven? We’ve shortlisted the best toaster ovens to buy. You won’t go wrong picking a toaster oven from…

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    15 Best Fruit Juicers & Cold Press Juicer to Buy in Singapore 2020

    Is one of your resolutions this year to eat healthily? Juicing is a great way to squeeze in more fruits and vegetables into your diet. I’m not referring to juice cartons that are loaded with sugar. I’m talking about a fresh squeeze from real fruits. Most of us may think it is too much work to make fresh juice every day, but in fact, all you need is a good fruit juicer. We have done hours of research to find you the best juicers and cold press juicer to buy. Let us share with you how to buy the right juicer for your juicing needs. Let’s go!  Ultimate Fruit Juicer & Cold…

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    Best 9 Air Fryers to Buy in Singapore | Best of Home 2020

    Most of us find it hard to resist fried foods. The tasty, brown layers are crispy and melt in your mouth. What if there was a way to enjoy the delicious taste of fried foods, but do away with the unhealthy greasy parts of it? Introducing to you the air fryer, a miraculous home appliance that can deliver you “fried” foods that taste delicious, but are healthy. An air fryer works similarly to a convection oven, just that its compact size makes cooking a lot faster. It uses hot air and a fan to circulate the hot air around the food, “frying” it in hot air instead of oil. This…

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    11 Best Coffee Machines to Buy in 2020 + Ultimate Coffee Machine Guide

    Sipping a hot cup of freshly brewed coffee is a delightful way to start each morning. But instead of spending $6 every day on a cup of Starbucks, why not invest in a good coffee machine? A $6 cup of coffee every day amounts to over $2,000 in a year! Having your own coffee machine not only saves you money in the long run, but it also allows you to make the coffee that you like. You can also be flexible and try different types of coffee beans. But with so many types of coffee machines of different brands and prices, how do you know which is the right coffee machine…

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    9 Best Pressure Cookers to Buy in 2020

    A pressure cooker is one of the best ways to get a home-cooked meal on the table fast. Simply throw in your ingredients into the pot, lock it and viola, you can get a delicious pot of soup or stew in a matter of minutes. After using the Philips Deluxe Multi-cooker HD2145/62 for over a year, I can attest to the magic of a pressure cooker. It is one of my best buys and works like magic. But with so many brands and models of pressure cookers available, you are spoilt for choice. So we did our research and here is a list of the best pressure cookers to buy!…

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    13 Best Food Steamers to Buy in Singapore 2020

    Do you like eating healthy and delicious foods? Personally speaking, I love steaming my dishes. It makes the food taste moist, fresh and healthy. Compared to stir-frying, steaming does not leave my kitchen oily, so I do not need to worry about cleaning up afterward. There are plenty of food steamer recipes that allow you to whip up delicious foods in a flash! Steaming is the best way to preserve the nutrients and flavours of your natural foods. While a stove steamer works fine, an electric food steamer is easy to use and is convenient. It allows you to step away from the kitchen to attend to other chores as…

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    10 Best Rice Cookers to Buy in Singapore 2020

    A rice cooker is a quintessential appliance for every household. Rice is a staple in our Asian meals, and nothing quite as close to a bowl of fluffy white rice to go along with tasty homecooked dishes. Rice cookers are very versatile appliances. On top of cooking white rice, they can also whip up a nice pot of soup or congee. But there is a catch – not rice cookers are created equal. Traditionally rice cookers are electrical, but today you find more sophisticated rice cookers. Some rice cookers can connect to smartphone apps (like the Xiaomi Mijia Rice cooker), some have microchips in them that automatically adjust temperatures (like…

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    Top 9 Best Water Dispensers to Buy in Singapore 2020

    Having a water dispenser at home is extremely convenient. It is one of those appliances that you never knew how useful it could be until it came into your life. A water dispenser allows you to have hot or cold water immediately on demand. It replaces your kettle and you having to wait for the water to boil just to brew a cup of coffee. You no longer have to refill the water container to be placed in your fridge, saving you both time and space. Additionally, some water dispensers have the function of purifying the water, ridding it from impurities and ensure that your water is even safer for…

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    Top 5 Air Purifiers to Buy in Singapore for 2020 + Guide to Buy Air Purifier

    You will wipe your floors and clean your furniture, but what about the air in your home? Philips found out through a survey that while air quality concerns many Singaporeans, most do not take action towards our own respiratory health. Most of us think air pollution exists only outdoors but indoors is when many allergens are found and are more dangerous for our health because they are confined in an enclosed space. Breathing in clean air on a daily basis is important for your respiratory health in the long term. Yet most of us only scramble for an air purifier during a haze period. In our air purifier guide, we…

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    Top 5 Ceiling Fans to Buy in Singapore for 2020

    Ceiling fans are a great way to battle the Singapore heat. As newer HDBs and condominiums get smaller, it makes for lesser space for a standing fan. A ceiling fan is a great solution. It is also more effective in cooling down the entire area of the room as it covers a wider area compared to a standing fan. Not only is it space-saving, but it is also energy-saving. Compared to switching on the air-conditioner, it takes up less energy and you get to save on your utility bill. It is also a great way to cool down an outdoor balcony or patio area. In our ceiling fan buying guide,…

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    Top 5 Digital Locks to Buy 2020 + Product Reviews

    Long gone are the days when you fumble in your purse for your keys to your home. Now all you need is your pin or fingerprint to unlock your door (some even have facial recognition). You will find every smart modern home’s entrance powered by a digital lock.  The types of digital locks include password, biometric (fingerprint), Bluetooth (using your mobile phone) or a card/RFID digital lock. Some digital locks have more than one of the above features. The cost of a digital lock starts from $200 and go up to $1,000, depending on the brand and features. With so many brands and models of digital locks in Singapore, and…